Screen Pages are delighted to announce that our Technical Lead Tadhg Bowe is set to talk at at Mage Titans Spain. For more information on Mage Titans Spain click here
Tadhg started in the world of e-commerce back in 2005. He joined Screen Pages an e-commerce website provider in 2006 and has been developing Magento sites since 2010. Tadhg has helped plan, develop, lead and when needed project manage many online shops for leading UK brands. In recent years he has also been focused on things like “how can we develop better as a team”. In late 2015 he started studying Magento 2 with a particular focus on data migration.
Loake, the classic English shoemaker, recently launched a new responsive site on Magento 2.1. The site was designed and developed by Screen Pages, a leading Magento Enterprise Solution Partner based in the UK.
Loake has been making traditional English shoes since 1880. Today, five generations and more than 130 years later, Loake continues to design and produce fine, handmade shoes. The company exports to more than 50 countries and has become a favourite with discerning customers worldwide.
The new website’s capabilities include:
Responsive Redesign on Magento 2.1
Improved checkout with Credit Card, Amazon & PayPal payment options
Two-factor authentication for security
GEO-IP location for customers outside the UK
Migration of Magento 1 data to Magento 2
Rest of the World store with configurable e-commerce/account elements which can be enabled/disabled by Loake at the flick of a switch
Rich content managed block functionality for the home and other CMS pages including video, product, newsletter signup blocks
Comprehensively extended variant selection functionality to allow for backorder/out of stock handling
Product specific order confirmation email content
Integration with Prima ERP for stock, order & order status updates
Since Loake launched their Magento 2 responsive site on the 21st of December 2016, conversion rates on mobile have increased by 96.05%, and transactions have increased 81.82% compared to the same period last year. Overall, across all devices, conversion rates have increased by 44.60%.
The Project was completed in less than four and a half months.
“Loake wanted to build a long-term relationship with an ecommerce agency with a professional approach and a track record with premium brands such as ours. Screen Pages’ Management, Design and Technical Teams have been a pleasure to work with and we are very pleased with our new website.”
The e-commerce platform provider, formerly owned by eBay Inc., provides a range of services to more than 200 merchants ranked in the Internet Retailer Top 1000.
New Internet Retailer data released this week on the top e-commerce technology providers shows that Magento is steadily adding new clients and capturing impressive market share. In the Internet Retailer 2017 Leading Vendors to the Top 1000, which ranks the top players in each of 30 technology categories by the number of e-retailers in the Top 500 and Second 500 that they serve, Magento takes home gold in several categories.
It ranks No. 1 in terms of the number of Top 1000 retail clients for the following categories: e-commerce platform (202 clients: 54 Top 500 retailers and 148 Second 500), content management (189 Top 1000: 50 Top 500, 139 Second 500), mobile commerce (189 Top 1000: 52 Top 500 and 137 Second 500) and order management (192 Top 1000: 54 Top 500 and 138 Second 500). Its e-commerce platform retail clients include bigger players such as Best Buy Co. Inc (No. 12) and smaller merchants including NorthShore Care Supply (No. 514) and Vertana Group (No. 522). Magento says its global clients process more than $50 billion in online sales annually.
Content Staging and Preview
Now you can easily stage, preview, and schedule a wide range of new content, including updates to products, categories, and promotions.
Improved checkout experience
PayPal In-context Checkout increases conversion rates by enabling shoppers to pay with PayPal without ever leaving your site. Securely storing credit card information through PayPal Saved Credit Cards means fewer security headaches, and more frequent purchases.
Better built-in search
Enterprise Edition 2.1 now uses Elasticsearch. This search engine supports 33 languages out-of-the-box and lets you set ‘stop words’, search synonyms, and attribute weighting to deliver highly relevant search results. It’s also designed to handle large catalogues and configuring Elasticsearch is much easier.
Better Admin Panel
A new Admin Panel search feature enables you to quickly find customer and order information. Search synonyms are much easier to set up across multiple sites. Redesigned forms simplify and speed the process of creating new products, content, and categories.